How To Contact Us

Overseas Training Program Division Human Resource Development Program Department Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
〒102-0083

+81-3-3263-1942
kaigaihaken@jsps.go.jp


Strategic Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation

Target Fields

All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences

2.Eligible institutions
(1)   Japanese universities, inter-university research institute corporations, junior colleges and colleges of technology
(2)   Independent administrative institutions and other institutions which conduct scientific research or R&D activities
(3)   Research institutions in private sector
    * (2) and (3) are required eligibility to apply for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)

 

2_1.‌Young researchers eligible for long-term oversea stays
  In principle, young associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers (or equivalents) affiliate with eligible Japanese universities and research institutes are entitled to participate in this program. Postdoctoral researchers or equivalents may also participate if necessitated by the research plan.
  Period of overseas stay: In principle, one year or longer. As a rule, each visit must be at least 3 months.

 

2_2. Researchers eligible for stays in Japan
  In principle, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers (or equivalents) affiliate with counterpart overseas research institutions are eligible to participate in this program. Postdoctoral researchers and professor (or equivalents) may also participate if necessitated by the research plan.
  No limitation is placed on the length of their stays at the Japanese host institution.

 

Tenure of Projects

1 - 3 years

Financial Supports
Up to ¥40 million/year/project
(*however, the first year ¥25 million/year/project)

 

Number of FY2017 Projects

about 10-15 openly recruited projects

Schedule

Applications must arrive at JSPS during 8-10 May 2017